Armenia rally over Karabakh unrest draws thousands

People hold up the Armenian flag as they attend a rally against conflict in Nagorny Karabakh on April 9, 2016 in central YerevanA rally to protest recent violence in the disputed region of Nagorny Karabakh drew several thousand people Sunday to the Armenian capital Yerevan. The flare-up of recent weeks has left at least 92 people dead in the mainly ethnic Armenian enclave inside Azerbaijan and marchers held a silent protest before heading to a monument commemorating the 30,000 victims of a 1990s conflict which assailed the region. Participants held aloft Armenian and Nagorny Karabakh flags days after world leaders urged both sides to refrain from further violence amid violations on both sides of a Moscow-mediated truce which came into force last week.

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